Publications

Forthcoming
Radical Expectations: How the New Left Tried to Change Economics. Cambridge University Press.

The Economist in History: The Political Economy of Liberal Journalism. (editor of collection of essays) Cambridge University Press.

“Milton Friedman and Paul Samuelson, columnists of Newsweek.” Journal of the History of Economic Thought.

“The Managerial Ideal: Business Magazines During the Great Depression.” Enterprise and Society.

“Economics – and history – as communicative action.” History of Political Economy.

2017
“Capitalist Threads: Engels the Businessman and Marx’s Capital.” (with Robert Van Horn) History of Political Economy 49(2): 207-232. [abstract and pdf]

2013
The Economist as Public Intellectual. (edited with Steve Medema) special issue of History of Political Economy. Duke University Press. [abstract and pdf]

2012
“National Science Foundation Patronage of Social Science, 1970s and 1980s: Congressional Scrutiny, Advocacy Network, and the Prestige of Economics.” (with Tom Scheiding) Minerva 50(4): 423-449. [abstract and pdf]

2011
“Introduction: The History of Economics as a History of Practice.” (with Harro Maas and John B. Davis) European Journal of the History of Economic Thought 18(5): 1-8. [abstract and pdf]

“Trust in Independence: The Identities of Economists in Business Magazines, 1945-1970.” Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences 47(4): 359-379. [abstract and pdf]

“Fractals in Economic Journalism.” History of Political Economy 43(2): 379-385. [abstract and pdf]

“Invasion of the Bloggers: a Preliminary Study on the Demography and Content of the Economic Blogosphere.” in Companion to Recent Economic Methodology, D. Wade Hands and John B. Davis (eds.) Edward Elgar, chapter 21, pp. 514-524.

“Godley Moves in Mysterious Ways: Economic Judgment in Postwar Britain.” in Contributions in Stock-Flow Modeling: Essays in Honor of Wynne Godley, D. Papadimitrou and G. Zezza (eds.) Palgrave, chapter 2, pp. 12-35.

2010
“The Enemy Within: Academic Freedom in 1960s and 1970s American Social Sciences.” History of Political Economy 42(5): 77-104. [abstract and pdf]

“Transgressing the boundaries: Towards a Transformative Hermeneutics of Behavioral Economics.” KRISIS: Journal for Contemporary Philosophy, n.3: 38-46. [abstract and pdf]

“Os Instrumentos e Usos dos Economistas.” in A Economia sem Muros, Jose Maria Castro Caldas e Vitor Neves (eds.) Coimbra: Almedina. pp. 205-217.

2009
“Inside the Black Box: The Role of Shocking Errors in Growth Theory.” (with Francisco Louçã) History of Political Economy, 41(5): 334-355. [abstract and pdf]

“Migrations and Boundary Work: Harvard, Radical Economists and the Committee on Political Discrimination.” Science in Context 22(1): 115-143. [abstract and pdf]

2007
“The Role of Life Histories in Writing the History of Heterodox Economics: Identity and Difference in Radical Economics.” (with Frederic S. Lee) History of Political Economy 39(5): 154-171. [abstract and pdf]

2004
“Constructing Identity: The Post Keynesians and the Capital Controversies.” Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 26(2), June: 241-249. [abstract and pdf]